Annet lives in Uganda where her father has a small business and her mother is a housewife. Annet is now seven years old. She likes to play games, especially hide and seek. She also likes storytelling. There are three children in the family and their father struggles to pay school fees. Support for Annet will provide her the opportunity to attend Junior School where she will be given an education, receive adequate healthcare and nutritional food.
Uganda is a landlocked country in Africa. The majority of the population is Christian and there are a large number of Muslims. Witchcraft and animism are still believed and practiced in certain areas as well. Poverty is rampant throughout the country as well as a lack of education. Sickness and disease are prevalent and many lack the means to receive medical treatment. Often children suffer from malnutrition. Many struggle with drug use and alcoholism. It’s common for families to be torn apart due to divorce and separation.